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Re: Etch install on A1200. Floating point exception

On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 03:11:44PM -0500, Stephen R Marenka wrote:

> > 1 - iso-scan.postinst and db_progress do not handle the situation of no  
> > devices found
> Which brings to mind the question of whether hd-media has *ever* been
> tested on amiga. :)

Uh? hd-media? You mean downloading lots of files and then scan the Amiga
Filesystem to install the packages from there? IIRC I did that back then
with debian 2.0 or so... 

> > 2 - vmlinuz-2.6.24-1-amiga does not see my A1200's IDE hard disk
> Odd. I'm rather sure some of our amiga's are using IDE. (amiga guys?)

Crest, Elgar and Vivaldi are having IDE controllers where at least Elgar is
booting from IDE and is using kernel 2.6.24-1-amiga as well. 

> > However I'm unable to mount initrd using vmlinuz-2.6.18-4-amiga so using  
> > this older kernel for installation is not an option.
> Make me wonder if your controller isn't enabled or is a module in
> 2.6.24, while being built-in in 2.6.18. Although from looking at the
> 2.6.25 configs, it looks like GAYLE is builtin. 
> Hopefully one of our amiga guys can help out here.

As said: at least Elgar is booting off an IDE disk with 2.6.24-1-amiga. 

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